Who's who: Eun-hee Ji

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Who's who: Eun-hee Ji

  • Name:

    Eun-hee Ji
  • Country:

    South Korea
  • Born:

    May 13, 1986 in Gapyeong, South Korea.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    2004

Roll of Honour

MAJORS (1). Multiple wins on the LPGA, Korea and Asian Tours.

Did you know?

Ji attended college at Chung-Ang University in South Korea. She turned professional in 2004 aged 18.

Top tournaments won by Eun-hee Ji

2022
America
3 & 2
$225,000
Bank of Hope

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ji, Eun-hee

Score

3 & 2

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

Bank of Hope

Played as the Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play hosted by MGM Rewards (May 25-29; three days of round-robin in 16 groups of four players; 16 players progress to the knockout stage in final two days). Eun-hee Ji (S Kor) beat Ayaka Furue (Jpn) 3 and 2 in the 18-hole final. [Shadow Creek, Las Vegas, NV].

2019
America
270 (-14)
$180,000
Diamond Resorts

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ji, Eun-hee

Score

270 (-14)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

Diamond Resorts

Played as the inaugural Diamond Resorts Tournament of Champions presented by Insurance Office of America (Jan 17-20; LPGA Tr season opener; last played as an unrelated LPGA Tr event in 2007). Second-placed Mirim Lee (S Kor) finished 2 shots behind Eun-Hee Ji (S Kor), who recorded her fifth LPGA Tour win. [Tranquilo GC at Four Seasons, Orlando, FL].

2018
America
272 (-16)
$270,000
Kia

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ji, Eun-hee

Venue

Aviara

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$270,000

Title sponsor

Kia

Played as the Kia Classic (March 22-25). Second-placed Cristie Kerr (USA) and Lizette Salas (USA) finished 2 shots behind Eun-hee Ji (S Kor), whose final round 67 (-5) included an ace at the par-3 14th. [Aviara GC, Carlsbad, CA].

2017
Asia
Miramar, Tpe
271 (-17)
US$330,000
Swinging Skirts

Category

Asia

Winner (holder)

Ji, Eun-hee

Venue

Miramar, Tpe

Score

271 (-17)

Prize money

US$330,000

Title sponsor

Swinging Skirts

Played as the Swinging Skirts LPGA Taiwan Championship presented by CTBC (Oct 19-22; LPGA Tour event). Second-placed Lydia Ko (NZ) finished 6 shots behind Eun-hee Ji (S Kor), who recorded her third LPGA Tour win. [Miramar G&CC, Taipei, Taiwan].

2009
Majors
284 (E)
$585,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Ji, Eun-hee

Score

284 (E)

Prize money

$585,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Women's Open (64th) (July 9-12). Second-placed Candie Kung (USA) finished 1 shot behind first-time major championship winner Ji (S Kor). [Old course, Saucon Valley CC, Bethlehem, PA].

2008
America
Locust Hill CC
272 (-16)
$300,000
Wegmans

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Ji, Eun-hee

Venue

Locust Hill CC

Score

272 (-16)

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

Wegmans

Played as Wegmans LPGA (June 19-22). Second-placed Suzann Pettersen (Nor) finished 2 shots behind first-time LPGA Tour winner Ji (S Kor). [Locust Hill CC, Pittsford, Rochester, NY].

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